Does the Startup innovation strategy apply, in full or in part, to established organizations and business in other industries?
Although some strategy consultants may fancy the idea of every company in the world to get back to their startup age, I find it preposterous as well as unnecessary. It is in managing uncertainty where the old guys can learn valuable and interesting lessons from the young crew. Continue reading

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For the innovation practitioner observing or, indeed, participating in this frenzy of shopping, two aspects of this period are worthy of additional investigation and can provide insights into the art of new thinking. Continue reading

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Daniel Nolan shows how Challenge Mapping is a simple yet powerful tool to properly frame a question. Continue reading

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Innovation like a Pilgrim

Scott Bowden investigates and shares how the Pilgrims voage to America yields lessons for the modern-day innovation practitioner. Continue reading

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There are many reasons why people say ideas are worthless…Take two companies with a similar idea, Google and AltaVista, one is the multibillion dollar envy of the tech world, the other a broke, wound up company bought out by Yahoo. The difference? Continue reading

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In the “How to Innovate…Strategically” paper, we examine how and when to use four common approaches to innovation, and which companies excel at each. We uncover the limitations and the challenges when implementing each method, and the top supporting tools for each approach. Continue reading

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Top 100 Most Innovative Universities Across the Globe - Innovation Excellence

Farzad H. Eskafi shares insights from Reuters Top 100 Most Innovative Universities Across the Globe. Continue reading

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